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Rotavirus: Every Child Should Be Vaccinated Against Diarrheal Disease, W.H.O. Says

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The World Health Organization recommended last week that the vaccine against rotavirus, a diarrheal disease that kills 500,000 children a year, be given to every child in the world.

More than 85 percent of those deaths are of poor children in Africa, Asia and Latin America, and the W.H.O. endorsement allows donor money to be used for the vaccine.
 
 

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